April 2nd, 2014
Eugenia Yoder, 20, of Heavener died April 1, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark. She was born July 18, 1993, in Philadelphia, Pa. She was a member of Light and Hope Fellowship Church, HeavenerÂ .
Kenneth â€śScottâ€ť Sisco, 49, of Poteau, formerly of Clarksville, Ark.,Â died Wednesday, April 2, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark. Scott was born May 1, 1964, in Russellville, Ark., to Kenneth and Ruby Jane (Harris) Sisco. He wasÂ a metal works production manager.
Scott was preceded in death by his mother; his paternal grandparents; his maternal grandfather and his brother, Tracy Lane Sisco.
Edmond M. Conway, 74, of rural Cambridge, Ill., died Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at Good Shepherd Medical Center in Longview, Texas, while traveling home from wintering in Donna, Texas. A service celebrating his life was held Monday at Vandemore Funeral Homes Ltd., Geneseo, Ill. Pastors Galen Haegele and Charles Alligood officiated. Burial was in Oakwood Cemetery, where military honors were accorded by Don Cherry VFW Post 5083. Memorials may be made to the Edmond Conway Memorial Fund, to be distributed to his church and the hospitals that cared for him and his family.Â
A drawing will determine the winner of the Talihina clerk-treasurer's election.
Gena Russell Jones and Trevor Kent Patterson each received 19 votes Tuesday. The remaining candidate, Becky Edwards, received three votes.
There will not be a run-off election, according to the Election Board.
A Pocola school bond proposal failed to received the required 60 percent of the vote to pass.
The proposal sought $4.48 million for school improvements.
Authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of a 9-year-old boy near Bokoshe on Wednesday, according to Kendall Morgan, Leflore County Undersheriff.
The 9-year-old boy was shot by another juvenile in the upper chest area, according to Morgan. The boy was identified as Joshua Lee Nun.
The incident occurred on Buck Creek Road.
Morgan said a shotgun discharged, striking the boy.
The investigation is continuing.
WISTER â€” The Wister Lady Wildcats got the week underway in fine fashion with a pair of wins in their home three-way.
The Lady â€™Cats beat Cameron 12-7 and Spiro 13-3. The middle game went to Cameron, which defeated Spiro 14-5.
Heavener 10, Wilburton 0; Heavener 20, Eufaula 0: In Wilburton, the Lady Wolves stayed perfect with a pair of road wins.
In the victory over the host Lady Diggers, the Lady Wolves scored three runs in the first inning, twice in the second and five runs in the third.
Tri-State Speedway, Pocola
Pure Stock Race
1. Marshall Penson, Van Buren, Ark.; 2. Chad Warren, Fort Smith, Ark.
Factory Stock Race
1. Kyle McAllister, Fort Smith; 2. Jerome Heinrich, Huntsville, Ark.; 3. Darren Scott, Springdale, Ark.; 4. Gary Clark, Hackett, Ark.
Super Stock Race
Poteau 7, Pocola 1
Spiro 7, Heavener 1
Loser's Bracket Games
Cameron 5, Talihina 4, 10 inn., Talihina eliminated
Wister 17, Bokoshe 1, Bokoshe eliminated
Cameron 4, Wister 2, 11 inn.; but since Cameron used a pitcher for more than 10 innings on the day, the Yellowjackets ended up forfeiting the game to the Wildcats
Panama 4, Whitesboro 3, 8 inn., Whitesboro eliminated
Leflore 17, Howe 5, Howe eliminated
Panama 21, Leflore 10, Leflore eliminated
Winner's Bracket Final